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NOUN (3)

1. any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas);

2. any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal;

3. a minute epidermal pore in a leaf or stem through which gases and water vapor can pass;
[syn: stoma, stomate, pore]


VERB (1)

1. direct one's attention on something;
- Example: "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
[syn: concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivet]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pore \Pore\, n. [F., fr. L. porus, Gr. ? a passage, a pore. See Fare, v.] 1. One of the minute orifices in an animal or vegetable membrane, for transpiration, absorption, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. A minute opening or passageway; an interstice between the constituent particles or molecules of a body; as, the pores of stones. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pore \Pore\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Pored; p. pr. & vb. n. Poring.] [OE. poren, of uncertain origin; cf. D. porren to poke, thrust, Gael. purr.] To look or gaze steadily in reading or studying; to fix the attention; to be absorbed; -- often with on or upon, and now usually with over."Painfully to pore upon a book." --Shak. [1913 Webster] The eye grows weary with poring perpetually on the same thing. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pore n 1: any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas) 2: any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal 3: a minute epidermal pore in a leaf or stem through which gases and water vapor can pass [syn: stoma, stomate, pore] v 1: direct one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies" [syn: concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivet]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

94 Moby Thesaurus words for "pore": Eustachian tube, Fallopian tube, aperture, avenue, blowhole, broaching, canal, cavity, channel, chasm, check, chute, clearing, cleft, con, crack, debouch, disclosure, door, duct, egress, emunctory, escape, estuary, examine, exhaust, exit, fenestra, fistula, floodgate, flume, fontanel, foramen, gap, gape, gat, go over, gulf, hiatus, hole, hollow, inlet, interval, intestines, lacuna, laying open, leak, loophole, meatus, opening, opening up, orifice, ostium, out, outcome, outfall, outgate, outgo, outlet, oviduct, passageway, perforation, peruse, pore over, port, read, sally port, salpinx, scrutinize, slot, sluice, space, spiracle, split, spout, stoma, study, tap, thoracic duct, throwing open, uncorking, unstopping, ureter, urethra, vagina, vas, vent, ventage, venthole, vessel, vomitory, way out, weir, yawn